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December 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorials

Volunteering a good resolution for 2017

It’s common to make resolutions at this time of year. To eat healthier and to become more organized are two of the most common things people seek to improve about their lives. More...

Spindle items

AN EXTRA GIFT — Do you want something different that is fun for the recipient and a wonderful gift for the community? Consider tickets for the Clarence Concert Association Winter Gala Dinner on Saturday, March 18. More...

Anniversaries abound in the year ahead

Another year is almost over with a new one on the horizon. But instead of looking ahead in this space, it’s often important to look back as well. As with all years, 1967 mixed the bitter with the sweet. Here are some examples. More...

Education

Student to travel Peru to help create sustainable energy

Amherst native and Clarence High School graduate Jessica Fischer has been selected to participate in the WindAid Institute’s program in Peru this winter.  Fischer will join 12 other students for the four-week volunteer project and get the More...

ECC students, employees rally to finish “Mission Possible” food drive

Since late September, SUNY Erie Community College and its Student Government Association have joined numerous Western New York groups to assist in the Buffalo City Mission’s “Mission Possible Food Drive School Challenge” to help sto More...

Lifestyles

New campaign against depression and drug abuse urges students to ‘Just Tell One’

Ten years. More...

Yoga scheduled at Senior Center

A beginner-level yoga class is being offered at 9 a.m. Fridays at the Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road. The class costs $5 per session. For more information, call 633-5138.   More...

Norris Assembly run fulfills a destined path

Lockport native Mike Norris has checked off just about every box imaginable within the political sphere.  More...

Uber announces 43North partnership to foster entrepreneurship

Uber and 43North — the $5 million startup competition — recently announced a partnership to promote and foster tech innovation and attract startups and entrepreneurs to Buffalo.  More...

Clarence High student wins American Prize in piano performance

When Jarod Yap began playing the piano at age 4, enrolled in the Young Artists Yamaha Music School in Los Angeles, his parents had to forcefully get him to attend lessons.  More...

Local News

Library to take corrective action after state comptroller’s audit

The Clarence Public Library did not get the comprehensive good news it sought this past week, as the office of New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli recently completed an audit of the library with mixed results.  More...

News Brief

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility recently announced that Joann Szatkowski, of Clarence, celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company.  More...

Erie County Parks offer ample winter activities

The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry is ready and waiting with a full slate of family-friendly winter activities at county parks for residents and families with children or visitors hoping to experience some free seasonal ou More...

Letters to the Editor

Mailbox vandals add to stress during holidays

I would like to extend a merry Christmas to the parents of the vandals who knocked down 15 mailboxes in Clarence Center on Dec. 17. Thank you for raising such fine, upstanding citizens.  More...

Police Blotter

Man arrested with 26 suspensions on license

Saturday, Dec. 17 •   A resident of Xavier Drive reported that her 16-year-old son had run away. The boy came home when patrol was at the residence taking a report.  More...

BEST OF THE BLOTTER

Excerpts from police calls are a regular feature in all nine Bee Group newspapers. Some of the more unusual reports from 2016 are reprinted here. Each is an actual listing from a local town or village police blotter. Illustrations by Josh Flanigan More...

Sports

Former Red Devil’s national title highlights 2016

The Year in Sports

It can be easy to forget just how many great achievements occur over a 12-month span, but when one of those involves someone being the best in the nation at their craft, some achievements prove to be hard to forget. More...

Black Watch West Soccer Academy holding winter programs

Black Watch NY West Soccer will hold its Winter Development Academy program at the Epic Center, 2793 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville.  The Winter Development Academy program is an elite level skill development program open to all Western New York pl More...

Canisius College to hold baseball camps

Canisius College will hold a series of baseball camps this month focused on improving the skills of local athletes.  The first among these will be the Holiday Break Clinic from Dec. 27 to 29.  More...

What's Going On

CLARENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Calendar of Activities

LEGO Challenge Workshop The LEGO Challenge program introduces children to the basic principles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. More...

Town of Clarence Youth Bureau

Dawn Kinney - Executive Director, Jessica Notarius - Youth Activities Leader, Clifford Trapper - Recreation Department Director 10510 Main Street, Clarence Hollow, Clarence, NY 14031 Phone: 407-2162 * Fax: 759-7498  More...

Business

National Fuel reminds residents to stay safe this winter

As Western New York residents prepare for colder weather, National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation advises homeowners to be vigilant and pay attention to outdoor gas meters, furnaces and vents throughout the winter season. More...

Not all gasoline created equal, says AAA

New testing from AAA has uncovered significant differences in the quality of gasoline sold at fuel retailers in the United States. More...

Events

Career, job fair scheduled for Jan. 4 at ECC   More...


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